BIR Oncology & Radiotherapy

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The overall aim of the Oncology and Radiotherapy Special Interest Group is to promote and facilitate teaching and research in clinical oncology and related professions. The strength of the multidisciplinary ethos is seen in the scientific meetings organised which contribute to the educational needs of a diverse workforce, from trainees to qualified experienced personnel. Within the BIR the group advises the Council on matters relating to radiotherapy and oncology and responds and advises on documents from other bodies.

Everyone is welcome to join the BIR Oncology and Radiotherapy SIG including clinicians, physicists, radiographers, dosimetrists and oncology nurses. Simply join online here.

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Latest SIG News  - July 2020

What a challenging year this has been so far with innovative and different ways of working necessary in every area.  The SIG’s June meeting went ahead by Vidoeconference and most of the group ‘attended’ and contributed with great enthusiasm.

The BIR has moved quickly to adapt its Education programme and many events are being put on in a virtual format.  In addition the Institute has produced a brilliant webinar series on COVID-19. These have all been free of charge and are available to view in our Online Learning Library.  

The BIR Annual Congress has also been adapted and will be a virtual event for the first time, taking place over three days 4 – 6 November 2020.  The SIG will be contributing to the exciting programme which will cover:

  • Leadership and wellbeing
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Oncology
  • Patient protection

The Congress this year is free fo rBIR members, so don’t miss out!

The SIG have a number of their own exciting events planned for 2020 and 2021:









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